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Dick Lippincott Dick Lippincott

HELENA — Former Polson resident Richard C. “Dick” Lippincott passed away on April 29, 2019, in Helena, at the age of 87. Born Aug. 1, 1931, in Pennsylvania, Dick graduated from Radnor High School outside of Philadelphia in 1949. He then attended the University of Colorado, where he studied geology. When the Korean War broke out, Dick joined the Pennsylvania Air National Guard and actively served as an aircraft camera technician while stationed at Fairchild Air Force Base in Spokane, Washington.  After his service ended he returned home to Pennsylvania where he worked as a volunteer fireman and ambulance attendant. He later returned to Colorado and Wyomi...


Jane Johnston

POLSON — Jane Ann Johnston of Polson passed away on March 30 at her home, surrounded by family and friends. Jane was born on May 18, 1941, in Toledo, Ohio. Preceding her in death was her mother, Sophie; her father, Carl; her sister, Joan; her brother, Don; her husbands, George Moon and Bud Johnst...


Emma Acciavatti

ST. IGNATIUS — Emma Lorraine Acciavatti, 85, of St. Ignatius passed away on Thursday, May 2, after an extended stay at The Pines of Mission. She was the sixth of seven children born to Mildred and Orie Ivie in Mackay, Idaho, on July 15, 1933. Her family lived in Utah before moving to Alaska. There s...


Clark Vallee

ST. IGNATIUS — Clark Andrew Vallee, six months, became our guardian angel on April 29. Clark, our little monster boy. Constant energy, he was our little monkey, jumping and talking all the time. The smell of joy filled anywhere he was. He loved to go outside and jump on our chests. He was a good bab...


Theresa Taylor Theresa Taylor

POLSON – Theresa Squires Taylor, age 58, passed away on April 21, 2019, in Kalispell, surrounded by her family. Theresa was born on April 4, 1961, in Anaheim, California, to Vinola Saunders Squires and Garry Squires. While living in Western Montana, Theresa attended Loyola Sacred Heart High School i...


Vivian Aylesworth

PABLO — Vivian F. Aylesworth, 87, of Ronan, passed away on Feb. 5, 2019. A Celebration of Life memorial will be held at the Pablo Christian Church, 35890 Clairmont Road, at noon on Saturday, May 4. 


JoAnn Martinez JoAnn Martinez

POLSON — JoAnn Kathryn Martinez passed away on Jan. 31, 2019. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, June 22, at 10 a.m. at The Lake Funeral Home and Crematory, 101 Sixth Ave. E. A reception will follow at the Polson CSKT Tribal Senior Center, 701 First Steet E. All friends and family are welcome...


Memorial for Edward Sturm

POLSON — A memorial service for Edward E. Sturm will be held on May 4, at 2 p.m. at the Lake View Cemetery in Polson. A reception will follow immediately after at the Polson Senior Center. The family asks in lieu of flowers, please make contributions to the Hospice House of Spokane – South, 367 E...


Marci Pablo

HOT SPRINGS – Marci Leigh Pablo, 65, of Hot Springs passed away on Saturday, April 13, 2019, at her home. She was born on July 6, 1953, in Hot Springs to Claude and Alpha Denny. Marci attended school at Lonepine and Hot Springs. She married Tom Paro and together they had two sons. Marci later marrie...


Stephen Lozar Stephen Lozar

POLSON — On Monday, April 15, 2019, Stephen Aloysius Lozar passed away to avoid paying his 2018 taxes, a jokester to the end. “Buddy as we all know him,” was born in St. Ignatius on June 27, 1925, to Mary Azelda Morigeau and Stephen Joseph Lozar. He was a proud member of the Confederated...


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